Tony Musante Movies and Career Information
Jun 30, 1936
Tony Musante (born June 30, 1936) is an American actor. Musante was born Anthony Peter Musante, Jr. in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the son of Natalie Anne (née Salerno), a school teacher, and Anthony Peter Musante, an accountant. He attended Oberlin College and Northwestern University. Musante has acted in numerous feature films, in the United States and elsewhere, including Italy. Among his body of work are the television series Toma (predecessor to Baretta) and the soap opera As The World Turns, and the 1975 Broadway play, P. S. Your Cat Is Dead!, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his work in a 1975 made for television movie, A Quality of Mercy. Musante also played Antonio "Nino" Schibetta, a feared Mafia boss and the Italian gang leader inside of Emerald City during the first season of the HBO critically acclaimed television series Oz.